American Literature Handouts

08-09 Handouts for American Literature

Fall Semester

Handouts/Links to Writing

How to Write a Literary Essay

Independent Reading

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american-literature-independent-reading-overview-onlevel1

For 3rd/4th Quarter: 

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Tuesdays with Morrie

tuesdayswithmorrie-study-guide

Unit 1

puritan-plain-style-poetry-assignment

study-guide-unit-1-test

Unit One Test for Test correction assignment:

unit-1-test1

The Crucible

2004-2007 NHS

Crucible Multi-genre Portfolio

portfolio2007rubric.doc

found-poem-instructions.doc

research-paper-help.doc

the-crucible-acting-rubric

 The Crucible 2008 – RHS

crucible-film-handout

vocabulary-acts-i-iv

act-i-questions

the-crucible-acting-rubric

Crucible Character List

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/crucible/

onlevelcharacteranalysisessayinstructions

onlevelcrucibleunitstudyguide

Persuasive Speech Unit

persuasive-speech-tips-and-topics.doc

nulli-have-a-dream-speech.doc

effective-speech-writing-tips.doc

modified-rhetorical-devices.docmodified-rhetorical-devices.doc

written-persuasive-speech-evaluation.doc

oral-presentation-persuasive-speech-rubric.doc

peer-editing-revising-speech.doc

effective-speech-writing-tips.doc

gulliannibushspeeches.doc

Former President William Jefferson Clinton’s Speech on the Oklahoma City Bombing:

http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/wjcoklahomabombingspeech.htm

presgwbush9_11-speech.doc

rudy-giuliani9_11.doc

hillary-rodham-clinton.doc

how-to-outline-your-persuasive-speech.doc

Spring Semester

Romanticism

The Raven handout: http://www.readwritethink.org/lesson_images/lesson411/RavenWorksheet.pdf

Transcendentalism

The Transcendentalist Field Experience:transcendentalismexperiment.doc

Transcendentalism Poetry for Poetry Circles: transcendentalistpoetry.doc

Transcendentalist Reflective Essay Assignment and Rubric: transcendentalism-reflective-essay-instructions-and-rubric.doc

Realism/Naturalism

realism_naturalism-study-guide

The Great Gatsby Unit


literary-modernism-notes

the-great-gatsby-unit-assignments4

prereadingsurvey1

Gatsby Map Assignment

Multigenre Blog Research/Creative

Unit:

multigenreblogoverview.doc

Research Papers

determining-reliable-web-sources.doccitations1.docparaphrase.doc

determining-reliable-web-sources.doc

mlaguidecitingelectronicsources.doc

outline-insturctions.doc

Multi-genre Blog Portfolio Rubric

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One response to “American Literature Handouts

  1. Jenifer Herzog

    Hi,
    I stumbled along your site when I was trying to find questions for my Native American stories. I am a new teacher and finals are coming. Talk about overwhelmed. I was looking for some test questions for “The Earth on The Turtle’s Back”, “When Grizzlies Walked Upright”, and
    “The Iroquois Constitution”. If you could help me out or point me to a great website, I would remember you for all of my teaching years. Today was graduation and I was so happy to see my seniors graduate. I was so inspired by the day, but now I’m like cramming to get this final done…..

    Thanks,
    “Newbie Teacher” Jenifer

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